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Candace Fortney spends her days making sure every person/student she comes in contact with feels valuable and important. Candace has spent many years as a theater teacher and is now with Launch of Philadelphia as part of the ELECT Program.

ELECT offers free case management and supportive services to expecting or already parenting teen mothers and fathers 21 years old and younger to help them as students to achieve their highest potential personally and academically, so they become successful parents and citizens, by providing the support they need to stay in school through graduation.

If you know of any pregnant or parenting teens, feel free to contact her at